Joseph W. Williams

1778–13 September 1854 (Age 76)
Scott, Virginia, United States

The Life of Joseph W.

Joseph W. Williams was born in 1778 as the son of Rawleigh Williams and Mrs. Williams. He married Sally Proctor on 11 November 1809, in Henry, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 13 September 1854, in Scott, Virginia, United States, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

Joseph W. Williams
1778–1854
Sally Proctor
1778–1853
Marriage: 11 November 1809
James W. Williams
1800–1882
Phebe Williams
1806–1870
Neriah Neri Williams
1815–1897
Sarah Elizabeth Williams
1810–1870
Mary Jane 'Jennie' Williams
1813–1860
Samuel Williams
1813–1885
John Williams
1817–
Catherine Williams
1820–
Isaac Williams
1822–1900

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
11 November 1809
Henry, Virginia, United States
children

(9)

    James W. Williams

    Male1800–1882Male

    Phebe Williams

    Female1806–1870Female

    Female1810–1870Female

    Mary Jane 'Jennie' Williams

    Female1813–1860Female

    Samuel Williams

    Male1813–1885Male

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(4)

    Male1772–1851Male

    Robert Hughes Williams Sr.

    Male1773–1823Male

    Male1778–1854Male

    William Williams

    Male1789–1790Male

World Events (8)

1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

Age 2

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 3

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 22

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Name Meaning

English (also very common in Wales): patronymic from William .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Joseph Williams, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Joseph Williams in entry for Nuri Williams, "Virginia, Bureau of Vital Statistics, County Marriage Registers, 1853-1935"
  • Joseph Williams, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"

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